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More bodies found in Nepal avalanche area

Source: aljazeera.com

A snowstorm in the Himalayan region of central Nepal has killed at least 20 people, including eight foreigners and a group of local yak herders, while dozens of climbers remain unaccounted for, officials have said.

Improving weather conditions allowed rescue workers to recover the bodies of four trekkers – two Poles, an Israeli and a Nepali – from the Thorong La pass area on the Annapurna Circuit trekking trail on Wednesday, a day after they were caught in a blizzard.

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Snowstorm in the Middle East

It wasn’t magic, but some did consider it magical. Snow covered much of the Middle East for the first time in decades on Friday, covering everything from pyramids and camels.